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Martin, Andrew J.; Yu, Kai; Ginns, Paul; Papworth, Brad – Educational Psychology, 2017
We investigated academic buoyancy (a response to challenge) and adaptability (a response to change) among a sample of 12-16-year-olds in China (N = 3617) compared with same-aged youth from North America (N = 989) and the United Kingdom (UK; N = 1182). We found that Chinese students reported higher mean levels of buoyancy and adaptability. We also…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Correlation
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Dotterer, Aryn M.; Wehrspann, Elizabeth – Educational Psychology, 2016
The present study examined the extent to which parent involvement in education was directly and indirectly (via school engagement) related to academic outcomes in an effort to more fully understand the school experiences of urban adolescents. Participants (80% racial/ethnic minority; n = 108) were in grades 6, 7 or 8. In the Fall and subsequent…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Student Relationship, Adolescents, Urban Youth
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Harks, Birgit; Rakoczy, Katrin; Hattie, John; Besser, Michael; Klieme, Eckhard – Educational Psychology, 2014
The impact of two types of written feedback (process-oriented, grade-oriented) on changes in mathematics achievement, interest and self-evaluation was compared -- with a particular focus on the mediating role of feedback's perceived usefulness. Participants, 146 ninth graders (aged 14 to 17?years), were assigned to either a process-oriented or a…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Self Evaluation (Individuals), Mathematics Achievement, Grade 9
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Yu, Kai; Martin, Andrew J. – Educational Psychology, 2014
Prior research has shown personal best (PB) goals to be significantly related to students' motivation, engagement and achievement. However, research thus far has investigated PB goals only among Western samples and it is unclear to what extent PB goals hold academic merit in the Asian context. It is also unclear whether PB goals explain variance…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Mastery Learning, Middle School Students